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A

abrupt serif
accent
acute
adnate serif
agate
aliasing
alphabet

ampersand
analphabetic
angle brackets
anglo-am. points
anti-aliasing
antiqua
aperture

apex
apostrophe
arabic numerals
arc
arm
ascender
ascender line

ascii
aspect ratio
asterisk
astonisher
at sign
auto-hinting
axis

Aliasing

Aliasing

A set of problematic effects resulting from the usual method of displaying scalable images on low-resolution screens. When converting these images to bitmaps for display, samples are taken from the theoretical mathematical image, usually at the pixel centres. The influence of what is happening at these more or less arbitrary points is thereby greatly exaggerated, causing jagged edges, "pimples" and other undesirable effects. See also Anti-aliasing.

blurring of a jagged edges of stokes

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